CoinWeek Podcast #141: Precious Metals in Antiquity (with Mike Markowitz)

 CoinWeek Podcast #141: Precious Metals in Antiquity (with Mike Markowitz) Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...

$20 Bill Changes Since 1976: CoinWeek Streaming News

CoinWeek Streaming News is brought to you by NGC. For information about NGC’s current grading specials and services, as well as to look up certs,...

Ancient Roman Coins of the Muses

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   The Mint of the Roman Republic operated under the supervision of magistrates known as the Tresviri Aere Argento...

Collectible or Not? A Study of Ancient Coin Fourées

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Seemingly in accordance with human nature, people began producing counterfeits immediately after the first coins in the world were...

Some of the Most Remarkable US Coins in Numismatics Highlight Simpson...

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   Heritage Auctions will be selling Bob R. Simpson’s extensive collection of coins beginning on September 17, 2020, in “Important...

Watch: The Numismatic Literary Guild 2020 Writers Awards Ceremony

Join Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG) Executive Director Ron Guth, NLG Awards Coordinator David Lange, and MC Charles Morgan as they present the 2020 NLG...

CoinWeek Streaming News: Stack’s Bowers & Heritage August 2020 Auction Roundup

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Young Numismatists and the Coin Collecting Merit Badge

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Founded in 1910, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) have long “strove to educate and enrich the youth of...

Jeff Garrett: The 2020 World’s Fair of Money That Never Was

The August sales that took place without the annual ANA show demonstrated a strong demand for quality coins   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation...

Proof Cameo 1973-S Ike Dollar Double Struck on Half Dollar Planchet...

By CoinWeek ....   From August 3 through 9, Heritage Auctions held its August 2020 Signature Auction of U.S. Coins. Among the lots on offer were...

Ancient and Medieval Coins as Royal Propaganda

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   How does a monarch solidify legitimacy? What tools can be drawn upon to project power? Since a centralized state monopolizes...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique 1970-S Proof Washington Quarter...

King George V (1911-1936) Mint Error NGC PF 64 UNIQUE DISCOVERY COIN   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This unique 1970-S Proof Quarter mint error from...

The Engraved Pattern “Mature Head” Cent Design Model

A Window Into the Mind of Christian Gobrecht   By Rexford Goldbaum .....   Editor's Note: This article originally appeared in Penny Wise, the official publication of Early...

From the Book Stacks: 100 Greatest Modern World Coins

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek .....   100 Greatest Modern World Coins By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker; Foreword by Donald Scarinci.   Whitman Publishing LLC, 160 pages,...

CoinWeek Podcast #140: What Made Alexander Great?

 CoinWeek Podcast #140: What Made Alexander Great? Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on...

Ancient Coin Profiles: The Indenpedent Bronze Coinage of Roman Termessos

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   High in the mountains of Pisidia in Anatolia, near the Mediterranean coast of what is now southwestern Turkey), lay...

Collectors Polarized by US Mint’s Colorized Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative...

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   With the release of the United States Mint’s first colorized coins imminent, the debate over the merits of colorized...

The French Republican Coin Dating System

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   The French Revolution brought about the First French Republic, which brought about sweeping changes to remove religious and royalist...

CoinWeek Streaming News: Coin & Currency Highlights From Stack’s Bowers August...

 Stack’s Bowers Galleries August auction will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Bellagio Hotel starting on August 5 and continuing through the...

CoinWeek Podcast #138: Rare Coin Battle: The 1822 $5 Gold Coin...

 CoinWeek Podcast #138: Rare Coin Battle: The 1822 $5 Gold Coin vs. the 1870-S $3 Gold Coin Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by...

First Read: 100 Greatest Modern World Coins… Review by Louis Golino

First Read, a continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature ... By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   If you are a...

CoinWeek Podcast #137: Standing Up for Coins and Battling MoUs (With...

 CoinWeek Podcast #137: Standing Up for Coins and Battling MoUs (with Peter Tompa) Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic...

One of a Kind: Some Unique Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   “This is a very rare coin; only two examples known! Unfortunately, the only guy in...

Early U.S. Coins – The Gold Coins of Templeton Reid

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Privately minted gold coins from the first decades of the United States have always intrigued numismatists. Though these coins...

The Coin Analyst: CCAC Recommends Bold Choice for New Silver Eagle...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Next January, an important new chapter will open in American numismatic history. Two of the most iconic modern American coins...

Running Antelope and the 1899 $5 Silver Certificate

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   (Editor's note: The following article contains words and images that some collectors may find offensive. They are presented here...

United States 1950-D Jefferson Nickel

Description: The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of its production run. A design contest to commemorate Founding...

CoinWeek Podcast #136: Coins to Conserve a Monument

 CoinWeek Podcast #136: Coins to Conserve a Monument Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Modern Fakes of Ancient Coins

Fake Ancient Coins by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   “To declare that a forged coin is genuine is a mistake, but to declare that a...

1794 Dollar: Legend Auctions to Sell Most Valuable US Coin in...

The world’s most valuable US coin, a 1794 Dollar that last sold for $10 million USD, is set to appear in an auction again...